14 January 2022 07:00 - 11 June 2022 19:00
Rothrock GRIT Gravel Grinder is a bike race over the rugged ridges of Rothrock State Forest with all race proceeds donated to our local community. This race is for you, whether your goal is to be the fastest, push your personal limits, or just have fun and enjoy the beautiful views of nature on a supported ride.
GRIT offers you the option of a 25, 49, or 65 mile race/ride.
We are opening up Bike Registration with a 50/50 split for female/male registration.
Ride it. Race it. Enjoy the Forest!
START/FINISH: Tussey Mountain 301 Bear Meadows Rd, Boalsburg, PA 16827
Rothrock GRIT provides you with:
- A fully marked course
- Well-stocked aid stations
- Cash awards to top 3 GRITTIEST female and male riders
- Food and beer at the finish for riders. Guests can also purchase food and beer.
- Finisher's award
- Specialized merchandise raffle for racers
- Strava QOM & KOM segments - gain bragging rights and win swag
What is your level of GRIT?
You’ve got GRIT no matter what, but in order to be the grittiest you must go the full distance.
GRIT - 25 miles and 2,600 feet of elevation.
GRITTIER - 49 miles and 5,000 feet of elevation
GRITTIEST - Complete all 65 miles and 7,500 feet of climbing to stake your claim as the GRITTIEST rider of the day!
A ten (10) hour time limit will be enforced. To be an official finish, you must finish by 7:00 PM.
Rider safety is important and time cutoffs will be strictly enforced.